4 hurt, including 1 firefighter, after fire breaks out in kitchen at Queens home: FDNY

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Sunday, January 7, 2024
4 people, including firefighter, hurt in Queens house fire
Fire officials say the blaze started in the home's kitchen.

RICHMOND HILL, Queens (WABC) -- Four people were hurt, including one firefighter, after a fire broke out in Queens Saturday afternoon, the FDNY says.

Flames started inside the home on 108th Street in Richmond Hill. around 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Firefighters were able to place it under control in an hour.

It is not clear how the fire started, but the FDNY has traced it back to the kitchen.

After the flames were out, there was a big pile of belongings on the front lawn, though none of it appeared to be burned.

The firefighter and two of the other people went to the hospital for treatment. Their injuries are not life-threatening.

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